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Monday, October 1, 2007

Aurora permit issued just minutes ago!

Just minutes ago we received our occupancy permit from City of Aurora Mayor, Tom Weisner and we will be OPEN FOR BUSINESS TOMORROW!

Instead of holding a rally* at city hall tomorrow night, we invite our supporters to attend a press conference at our Aurora health center to celebrate our first day of business! Here are the details -

What: Press Conference
Where: Aurora Planned Parenthood Health Center, 3051 E. New York Street, Aurora, IL
When: Tuesday, October 2, at 10 am


*We encourage anyone who is interested to attend the Aurora city council meeting on their own to monitor the discussion, but we will not be rallying outside city hall.

While it's a travesty that the opening of our health center became such a politicized issue, we never could have won this battle without the incredible support of pro-choice residents in Aurora, Naperville, and other local communities, as well as our supporters throughout the state and the nation. Thank you to every person that stood up for us at city council, that rallied at City Hall, that gave a donation, that signed a petition, and that supported us in so many ways during this fight.

Thank you for all you've done!

6 Comments:

Blogger teryn said...

Have a great first day, Aurora!
Love,
Teryn, NN AB Volunteer

October 1, 2007 at 8:02 PM  
Blogger highflyinsm said...

Hard work does pay off! Congratulations!

October 1, 2007 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger paynesgrey99 said...

This is amazing. I wonderful victory for those who need health care.

October 1, 2007 at 11:53 PM  
Blogger Emma said...

Congratulations! I'm so proud of you

October 2, 2007 at 8:52 AM  
Blogger Emma said...

Congratulations! You are wonderful. I'm so glad that you will be able to serve the women and men of Aurora!

October 2, 2007 at 8:54 AM  
Blogger Janice said...

Congratulations! I've been following and supporting your cause from the east coast! Your first day must be well under way by now! Good luck! Now PP can begin to provide the health care Aurora and surrounding communities need...

October 2, 2007 at 9:05 AM  

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